Local Obits for Mon. Oct 22nd, 2018
Donna Faye Coleman, 75, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at her residence.
Born on January 19, 1943 in Chattanooga, TN she was the daughter of the la ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George Henry Sebastian, age 75, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018. Mr. Sebastian was born in Escanaba, Michiga ...
Nell Nixon was born July 9, 1916 in the mountains of western North Carolina. Nell Emiline Ramsey, daughter of George Thomas Ramsey, Sr and Pearl F. McCoy Ramsey, was one of eight c ...
Patsy Wall McCrackin, age 76, of Lakemont, GA passed on October 22, 2018 after an extended illness.
Patsy was a lifelong resident of Rabun County. She was the daughter of the l ...
Cleveland Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Katie Lou Parson, age 81 of Cleveland, Georgia. Mrs. Parson passed away on October 22, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical center. ...
Doris Wesley Dockery, age 78 of Dahlonega, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018.
Mr. Dockery was born on January 24, 1940, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to the late Wesley and Marth ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86